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Der letzte Schrei

Directed by Robert van Ackeren
West Germany, 1975


Leo is the boss of a company specialized in women’s underwear manufacture, but his business goes bad and he hires a lawyer to straighten his busines, who tries to appropriate it. To do this, he will seduce the wife of the boss and then her 16 year old daughter.

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Der letzte Schrei Directed by Robert van Ackeren

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Der letzte Schrei

    As forgotten as relevant in the "new German cinema" of the 70's panorama, Ackeren represented the most determined humorous sense with a camp aesthetic, a sort of John Waters passed through Fassbinder's anti-theatrical sieve. In this film, if we not consider the masterpiece "Harlis", his acid gaze and colorful deconstruction of German society and romanticism reaches moments of an absolute uniqueness.

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